While Yoga retreats come in all shapes and forms, for me I use them as a true reset button for my practice. A chance to explore, peel back the layers, remove all other obstacles of daily living, set intentions, and completely dedicate myself to my practice.
My favourite Sutra from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (a 2500 year-old text on Yoga Philosophy) is the very first line in Book 1: And now the exposition of Yoga is being made. Every time we read this, "now" begins again. Essentially, I think of this as our restart button. We fall off the wagon, we… Continue reading On Starting Again
Full disclosure: this is a shameless plug for my upcoming Yoga Retreat in Costa Rica. However, the true purpose of this blog, both individually and as a whole, is always to bring you back to YOU. To step back amidst life's chaos to honour what is important to YOU, either by reminding you about or… Continue reading The Art of Vacation
The following theme can be used either for your own personal practice, or for your group classes or one ones that you are teaching. Everything below is just a guide based on my thoughts and experiences in the moment. Feel free to change anything to better suit your teaching/practice style or so that it feels… Continue reading Class Theme: New Beginnings
My current theme is one that is important for all of us from time to time. I talk a lot about self-care in my teachings and my blogs, because we need it. It’s possible, because I talk about it so much that I gave the impression that I was really good at it and practiced… Continue reading Reset and Recharge